Date: 27th April 2011 at 9:55am
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Wednesday have been linked with a summer swoop for experienced Leicester City striker Steve Howard, according to media reports today.

Owls boss Gary Megson is thought to be preparing a £300,000 move in the close season, according to both The Mirror and The Sun.

The former Luton Town hitman is falling down the pecking order at the Walkers Stadium under boss Sven Goran Eriksson, following the recent additions of Yakubu and Diomansy Kamara.

He’s expected to leave the Championship club in search of first team football at the end of the current campaign and a drop down to League One could be seen as ideal.

It’s the second time Howard has been linked with a move to Hillsborough – the hitman could have opted for Wednesday following the Owls’ promotion from League One last time.

Howard has still made 34 appearances for the Foxes this season, scoring five times.